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Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

Jumpstarting Academic Success with Healthy Breakfast

Tue, April 15, 2014

Jumpstarting Academic Success with Healthy Breakfast

Studies show that eating breakfast helps students achieve academically by contributing to higher reading, math and standardized test scores, sharper memory, improved focus and better problem-solving skills.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

Fri, April 11, 2014

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

High-quality early learning opportunities would not be possible without high-quality early childhood educators. This week, we celebrated the Week of the Young Child™ with early childhood educators and advocates across the country to shine a spotlight on the extraordinary teachers who are at the heart of early learning.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

1 of only 2 mentioned by name

Tue, April 08, 2014

1 of only 2 mentioned by name

The City of Philadelphia recommended our Success by 6® program, which was one of only two early childhood education programs mentioned by name for investment, based on the measurable Impact it makes in the lives of our youngest children.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Study: Georgia’s pre-k program gives students an edge

Mon, March 24, 2014

The researchers said their findings “provide strong evidence that Georgia’s pre-k provides a beneficial experience for enhancing school readiness skills for all children – boys and girls, those from families of different income levels, and children with differing levels of English language proficiency.”

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

New Report supports Need for Pre-K for PA

Mon, March 10, 2014

New Report Supports Need for Pre-K for PA

A recent report by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) makes clear the case for greater investments in high-quality early childhood education for all children in Pennsylvania.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter: Creating Impact; Celebrating Our Success

Thu, March 06, 2014

President’s Newsletter: Creating Impact; Celebrating Our Success

With your support, we can help more young adults like Rani tap into their true potential. Together, we can drive measurable, lasting Impact that none of us can achieve alone.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Encourage a Love for Reading for Read Across America Day

Tue, March 04, 2014

Encourage a Love for Reading for Read Across America Day

Early exposure to books is a key ingredient in preparing children to enter school ready to learn, and ensuring children read at grade level by the end of third grade helps them make the transition from learning to read to “reading to learn,” setting them up for success as their coursework becomes more challenging.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

School District of Philadelphia Releases Action Plan to Improve Quality of Education

Thu, February 20, 2014

School District of Philadelphia Releases Action Plan to Improve Quality of Education

We applaud Dr. Hite for focusing on these very important goals to help our children succeed in school, and we stand ready to support the School District of Philadelphia in their efforts.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President’s Newsletter- Change Won’t Happen Without You

Mon, February 10, 2014

President's Newsletter: Change Won't Happen Without You

This month, schools will host a variety of events to recognize “I Love to Read Month.” Why not make this the month in which you help a young child develop a love of reading?

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Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

Camden’s Born To Read early literacy program receives top honors

Mon, February 03, 2014

Camden’s Born To Read early literacy program receives top honors

This year, Born to Read, an early literacy program co-directed by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey in Camden County and Center For Family Services, was selected as a one of 31 Pacesetters across the country.

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